Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad climbs a wind-swept tower

Don't forget to check out the METAtropolis contests

Going Up: 1905 — An early photo of the Flatiron Building, home to my Toroid friends.

Battleship Island & Other Ruined Urban High-Density Sites

Detecting Single Cancer Molecules — Maybe an analogous test using this type of process will become available for colon cancer in my lifetime.

Rep. Ralph Hall’s unbelievable statement on science funding bill — More of that justly famed conservative principled consistency and intellectual honesty, all in the service of cutting science funding and reducing American competitiveness. Seriously, how do you guys sleep at night?

Removing teachers with "accented" speech? — More arrant official racism in Arizona. Nothing to see here citizen, move along. Just making Real America safe for Real Americans.

Epistemic closure on the right — Hard evidence of yet another case where the conservative worldview remains immune to inconvenient facts. Outrage is so much more fun than logic.

As Oil Arrives On MS Beaches, Will Barbour Continue To Praise BP And Mock News Coverage Of The Spill? — Reality's anti-conservative bias rears its ugly, oil-soaked head again.
?otD: What's the strangest ruin you've ever been in?

Writing time yesterday: n/a (chemo exhaustion)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a (forgot)
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 8/10 (fatigue)
Currently (re)reading: The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett

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  • [links] Link salad flies away again

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